History & Current framework

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A Burgeoning Industry

2015

Launch of the Call for Expression of Interest (CEI) to implement the aquaculture development plan in the Dakhla-Oued Eddahab region.

2015

Around twenty active aquaculture farms

2014

Signing of ten agreements to develop aquaculture projects in the Atlantic Ocean (Bay of Dakhla) and in the Mediterranean Sea.

2012

Launch of the aquaculture planning strategy covering over 700 km of coastline.

2011

Creation of ANDA

2009

Implementation of the Halieutis Plan

2000

Conception of the first development plan for shellfish farming in the Bay of Dakhla 

1992

Introduction of shrimp farming in earth basins at the mouth of the Moulouya River

1985

Introduction of fish farming to the Nador Lagoon    

1950

Launch of shellfish farming in Oualidia (Farming of several species of oysters)